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of traffic safety. how easy it's been for them. >> you have tax questions we have tax answers. here is a number to dial. 7 on your side call in is now. >> thank you, later tonight video a couple guys put together that attach cameras you ca8tgñxtes0p0p >>> a food fight is back tonight the board is hearing objections to a truck that wants to narc front of a restaurant. abc 7 news joins frus the newsroom with latest on a dispute between mobile food trucks and downtown restaurants. mark? >> i first reportedthon fight last year. it's december. after downtown cafes complained food strucks had been eating into their business. there are objections to a coffee truck. they operate in an alley near fremont. the owner declined to talk with us. we know from permits he'd like to move to a more visibility location across the street from star buck autos you ask restaurants that are in this area what is the biggest part of the sfwhis coffee. >> the policy director says it's just the latest in food trucks invading downtown. traik trucks operating on permits from public works department. >> gut feel
do you want to spend tax dollars. i'm going over quickly as why should we care. quickly the abc's of the relationship of key prop k plan. special arts and how that relates to the san francisco transportation plan which you will have an update on this agenda and what was the process on the schedule. this is probably the key slide. this is the big chance for the board, public, private sponsors to get together and decide what do we want to fund in the next five years. we are looking at the 13, 14, 16, 17, timeframe. one of the main objectives of this was to develop courtesy of the advisory of citizens who put together the expenditure plan. this is to provide transparency and how do we decide which projects will be funded and which won't. and what are those projects. we can see them ahead of time for the next five years. that provides earlier opportunities and allows you can to coordinate even sponsors for the projects. as i mentioned prop k was admitted in 2003. i will go some of the details. in 2003, there was over $2 billion in state and local funds. a total of $12 billion progra
are on the table from consolidations to furlough days and asking the community to support a tax. since the beginning of the recession allen rock avoided some of the more painful cuts other districts went through. while the math is tough for grown ups the lesson is harder for the kids. >> i don't know how to explain to him you have to go to school because of no funding. gl i don't feel like leaving. i like this school. >> that was kris sanchez reporting. >>> he once wrote laws and policies for santa clara county. today the former president of the board of supervisors is on the wrong side of the law. george shirakawa pled guilty to 12 charges including felony regarding public money he reportedly used to feed a gambling addiction. what was his reaction today? >> reporter: given the d.a. said there was a dark cloud over santa clara county shirakawa didn't speak. fierce fighter for the poor and under privileged told the judge he broke the law. 12 times the judge asked former supervisor george shirakawa how he pled and 12 times shirakawa responded guilty. >> it's a very sad day when a super
billion. >>> a new report shows three of the four companies paying the most in corporate income tax are based out here in the bay area. fourth on the list is wells fargo which paid did the 9.1 billion in income tax. apple ranked third, paying more than 14 billion and chevron in san ramon paid $20 billion in income tax last year. that puts it second overall, the biggest rival of texas topped the list and paid $31 billion. >>> the chp investigates whether reckless driving may have led to last night's fiery crash in walnut creek that killed a motorcyclist. it happened on 680 south of rudgear road around 6:00 p.m. the crash involved four cars, one of which burst into flames. witnesses say the motorcycle and another vehicle appear to be driving recklessly before that crash. services are scheduled today for the three people killed in a daly city crash earlier this month. a viewing is scheduled for 50- year-old yosefa acevado and her 23 and 15-year-old sons. funeral services are scheduled tomorrow. police say the family was pulling out of their driveway when their car was hit by 23- year-o
passenger bus and several semi trailer trucks. >> coming up, fighting crime one bullet at a time, a new tax proposal by east bay lawmaker that is getting attention in crime-troubled oakland. >> nimble at a was, the technology apple could be working on to protect your hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >> don't you hate it when you drop your iphone and it breaks in apple has new filed a patent to protect accidents like that. the technology mimics the way cats protect themselves in a fall and detects the falling motion and shifts the weight so it falls on the side that will cause the least damage. this is just one of many patents the cupertino-based company owns. it is unclear whether it will make it to new iphones. but for clumsy people like me, i am waiting.
? >> this is a miss for new york governor andrew cuomo who wants to extend the temporary tax increase on high income earners in the state after promising to let it expire. for the second time extending that temporary tax increase. do you think voters would learn after a while they're being played here? apparently not. out in california governor jerry brown sold californians on a temporary tax increase for high income earners in his state. i guess the blue state liberals never learn. >> paul: bret? >> briefly a hit for pope francis off to a fantastic start and i think this is obviously true for catholics and even as a non-catholic you see a pope getting out and mingling with people and showing love and humility to the people assemblying by the hundreds of thousands in rome to see him. next week, he's going to go and wash the feet of inmates in a prison for young offenders and this is the right way it seems to me to conduct the papacy and wish him continued success. >> paul: thank you all. and remember, if you have your own hit or miss, send it to us at jer@foxnews.com and follow us on twitter: @jer o
to reconcile these two documents. the house budget would balance after ten years. repeal obama care. no tax increases. the senate budget doesn't get to balance after ten years, it includes $1 trillion of tax increases, even some stimulus money to try to get the economy going. but it's significant that they're fighting at a lower level of intensity and turmoil. notice that the congress left for easter break without a crisis over a government shutdown. there was no crisis over potential debt limit, and government default earlier this year. could come back this summer but so long as it lasts, that's calming for the markets and good for the economy, and it may, lester, leave some space still for a compromise in which democrats would agree to changes in cuts in medicare and social security, and republicans would come up with a little bit more tax revenue, lester. >> all right, john harwood tonight, thank you. >>> president obama wrapped up his four-day visit to the middle east today, after helping israel and turkey end a three-year diplomatic dispute. that, in turn, will help the region deal wit
paying the most in corporate income tax are based out here in the bay area. fourth on the list is wells fargo which paid did the 9.1 billion in income tax. apple ranked third, paying more than 14 billion and chevron in san ramon paid $20 billion in income tax last year. that puts it second overall, the biggest rival of texas topped the list and paid $31 billion. >>> the chp investigates whether reckless driving may have led to last night's fiery crash in walnut creek that killed a motorcyclist. it happened on 680 south of rudgear road around 6:00 p.m. the crash involved four cars, one of which burst into flames. witnesses say the motorcycle and another vehicle appear to be driving recklessly before that crash. services are scheduled today for the three people killed in a daly city crash earlier this month. a viewing is scheduled for 50- year-old yosefa acevado and her 23 and 15-year-old sons. funeral services are scheduled tomorrow. police say the family was pulling out of their driveway when their car was hit by 23- year-old dennis macedo. po
of this is good for san joyce yeah. and san jose didn't have to give up tax breaks because they did not get involved in the bidding for the ncaa games. >> david, thank you. >> that is cool. >> yes. >> yes i've decided not to sell the weather i'm just going to give it to you. live doppler 7 hd take a look at the great second day of spring. wind advisory in effect for a large part of the area. parts of sacramento county, san joaquin county includes delta. this from 8:00 in the morning to 7:00 tomorrow might. first live view from our mount tam camera looking at ocean beach, clear skies, temperatures 56 degrees in san francisco. 62 oakland. another live view from our sutro camera. 66 livermore, on we go clear but gusty conditions overnight. sunny, mild tomorrow, friday. and this pattern holds into the weekend. talking about high pressure dominating our weather now, satellite shows animation and nothing changing just clouds passing well north. what is changing is that we've got dry off shore wind flow that is going to increase over the delta. overnight so we have a computer projection of wind gu
employees faced off on riot police on the controversial to tax bank accounts. >>> here at home. congress is forcing the postal service to continue saturday day delivery. they announced that it would switch in august to five-day service for first class mail in order to save two billion dollars. they lost $16 billion last year. today the house approved what the senate already passed a spending bill that continues the requirement for 6-day mail delivery. it now goes to the president for his signature. >>> walmart stores in san jose will soon be offering a smarter way to shop. they expanding a pilot program called scan and go. it let's customers scan items by using an app on the their smart phone. shoppers can see the running total of their items and use a self-checkout screen when leaving. the program is expanding to about 70 wall marts marts to more than 200 across the country. no doubt it will continue to expand. >> first lady has been crowd fashion royalty by britain's sunday times style magazine. this is their cover. check it out showing her wearing a crown on a british first class post
to tax themselves, saving the city millions. his winning argument that made the bay area proud. >>> plus, after a beautiful weekend across the bay area, there is rain in the forecast. meteorologist rob mayeda tracking the system. find out if it's going to affect your commute. >>> secrets of the bay area were revealed this weekend when historic artifacts from the infamous escape from alcatraz and the presidio were made available. >> the national park services opened its archives to the public. joe rosado takes us inside centuries of history. >> reporter: some of the bay area's national parkland date back over 200 years. but as we all know, history isn't just measured in time. it's measured in stuff. >> we have millions, literally millions of pieces of historic documents. many of those came from the army. >> reporter: a former cavalry stable in san francisco's presidio is now home to the national park service's archives for the gelden gate national recreation area. it's a smorgasbord of more than six million items dating back to the bay area's military history, which have here ranging from
be close to passing a new online sales tax. the senate approved a nonbinding amendment that would allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers that are grossing more than $1 million. the vote mostly symbolic. but this could lead to further legislation. right now states can only tax internet sales if the retailer has a physical presence in their state. amazon customers here in california they already pay sales tax. >>> an investigation into contributors to a state political action committee is expanding right now. the huffing ton post reports the states fair political practices commission. that pack reported receiving $11 million for campaigns to defeat a tax hike backed by governor brown and to pass is a measure that would have curbed union spending on elections. california law requires contributors to state initiatives to be publicly disclosed. >>> most babies are fed solid food too soon. 98% of mothers say they give their baby's solid food before the age of six-hundredths. doctors recommend against solid food for at least six months because it's hard to digest. early introd
campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> lawmakers may be close to passing a new online sales tax. the senate approved a nonbinding amendment that would allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers that are grossing more than $1 million. the vote mostly symbolic. but this could lead to further legislation. right now states can only tax internet sales if the retailer has a physical presence in their state. amazon customers here in california they already pay sales tax. >>> an investigation into contributors to a state political action committee is expanding right now. the huffing ton post reports the states fair political practices commission. that pack reported receiving $11 million for campaigns to defeat a tax hike backed by governor brown and to pass is a measure that would have curbed union spending on elections. california law requires contributors to state initiatives to be publicly disclosed. >>> most babies are fed solid food too soon. 98% of mothers say they give their baby's solid food before the age of six-hundredths. doctors recomme
fashion bank run. cbs news reporter on the tax plan that emptied out the atm's. >> there is growing anger. hundreds gathered in the streets to protest their bank accounts. they were trying to pull their money out. and that the banks will shut down at least until thursday as they are waiting for the banks to reopen. >> it is our time to draw all that money. we can't trust them anymore. yeah, it's sick. >> reporter: the secret administrators met on monday to discuss a plan. the government wants to take money from their citizens to help with the troubled financial system in the country. lawmakers are expected tvote on the package on tuesday. the proposal to take money directly from peoples accounts have never been done before. markets around the world fell up here in london, but opened up with a triple drop. >> it sort of goes with the primal fear of people that will protect their nest egg for the future. and that it will disappear. >> reporter: it is leading to their demonstrations across the country as they popped the bulldozer outside the bank in protest. and the level of anger is only ex
resolutions. among them, waiving the city's hotel tax for nfl employees and the teams. suspending ticket surcharges and droped adding parking fees. the concessions add up to millions. it's more than worth it because it will be offset by the income and the publicity. >> the way that we're doing the superer bowl is a great regional effort. we'll be able to highlight everything from the golden gate to silicon valley. >> santa clara city council will hold a special meeting. >>> with little to no rain so far this year, any rain would be big news. >> yes, tonight, a storm is moving in. take a look. on your left, a live look from the south bay. clouds hanging over east san jose. on the right, the bay bridge toll plaza. the roads still dry at this hour, but tomorrow will be a different story. chief meet i don't goologiteo m this story. >> we're tracking a lot of moisture and showing up as rainfall on the radar. we know no reporting sites have tipped over anything more than one hundredth of an inch. expect a few areas of drizzle and also mist. that is pretty much it here for at least the next thr
than 4 5,000 jobs in the last two years. >>> they are paying corporate income taxes based here in and in income tacks and sever ron fuss -- chevron puts it overall on the biggest part of the list and it paid 31,000 dollars. >>> why oracle ceo larry ellison is being asked to reap in again. >>> and some are calling on twitter and the square for him to be a mayor. stay tuned. . >>> welcome back, time now 6:24, police are searching for a bank robber and here is a surveillance photo of the man on landis avenue two weeks ago. he passed note demanding money and he was a latino man, 6-foot tall, weighing between two and three hundred pounds. >>> bay area cities are using new technology to fight copper thieves. they are stealing it from traffic signals and bart tracks, and they get $400 for the recycling tenters and they are fitting 400 to identify where it is friend and they can get evidence about where that copper is stolen. >>> ellison brought the yacht race to san francisco where it will be held later this year and they have fallen short of their fundraising goal leaving san francis
governor jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung electronic executive. it includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas offered similar incentives trying to get samsung to move there. >>> the long awaited devil's slide towns could open as early as today. alex savidge is joining us live in pacifica where the ceremony will be hold in a few hours. alex. >> reporter: after eight years of drilling and digging and tod these two new tunnels. this is the highway 1 bypass heres at the devil's slide. these tunnels brand new. take a look at them. live this morning. they are just shy of a mile long and they will create a safe and problem free way for people to get between pacifica and the half-moon bay area. this is a $400 million project that features to bores through the mountain. the tunnel allows drivers to avoid a section of highway 1 that has been plagued over the years by mud slides and rock slides. in many cases those slides have closed the two lane road for months at a time. stranding people that live south of here. devil's slide has been the sight o
, mayor chuck reed, and samsung electronic executive. it includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas offered similar incentives trying to get samsung to move there. >>> the long awaited devil's slide towns could open as early as today. alex savidge is joining us live in pacifica where the ceremony will be hold in a few hours. alex. >> reporter: after eight years of drilling and digging and building, finally later on today crews are set to unvail these two new tunnels. this is the highway 1 bypass heres at the devil's slide. these tunnels brand new. take a look at them. live this morning. they are just shy of a mile long and they will create a safe and problem free way for people to get between pacifica and the half-moon bay area. this is a $400 million project that features to bores through the mountain. the tunnel allows drivers to avoid a section of highway 1 that has been plagued over the years by mud slides and rock slides. in many cases those slides have closed the two lane road for months at a time.
taxes based here in the area and they are 9. 1 billion in income tacks and sever ron fuss -- chevron puts it overall on the biggest part of the list and it paid 31,000 dollars. >>> why oracle ceo larry ellison is being asked to reap in again. >>> and some are calling on twitter and the square for him to be a mayor. stay tuned. . >>> welcome back, time now 6:24, police are searching for a bank robber and here is a surveillance photo of the man on landis avenue two weeks ago. he passed note demanding money and he was a latino man, 6-foot tall, weighing between two and three hundred pounds. >>> bay area cities are using new technology to fight copper thieves. they are stealing it from traffic signals and bart tracks, and they get $400 for the recycling tenters and they are fitting 400 to identify where it is friend and they can get evidence about where that copper is stolen. >>> ellison brought the yacht race to san francisco where it will be held later this year and they have fallen short of their fundraising goal leaving san francisco to pick up th
. >> we wanted to end the nightmare. >> that nightmare local official using tax money campaign contribution to feed a gambling addiction. tonight the one thing that kept him out of prison. >> also tonight at 9:00. management make over. new direction for oakland pd brass. >> airport quandary. san jose international good service new terminal and easy to get to. why isn't it more popular and why losing flights. why losing flights. >> new study >> that breaking news centers on this car accident in east san jose. we understand it is involved in an officer involved shooting. now this is video from sky 7 hd short time ago. police are out on mass in this area. we are told that 3 undercover police cars surrounded a vehicle. witnesses tell that you say one person in that car was shot and officer hurt although not seriously. now this happened a little more than 2 hours ago in the alan rock neighborhood close to the intersection of jeralyn drive and em rick avenue. trade the general area on the map. bring you any new information as soon as it develops. good evening. now to long
prosecutors a tax form showing the client had won $400,000 in gambling in las vague yachls now, prosecutors say they're checking that out. they don't know what happened to that money. vic lee abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. a different part of the bay in an effort to get a handle on a violent crime problem, the police chief has a new strategy tonight. laura anthon lee is live to explain. laura? >> hi, dan, neighborhood policing has been tried before here but this time the chief told us he thinks that it will work despite having many fewer officers than last time they tried it. this is a model in many cities. >> the police chief announced a new neighborhood policing plan for a city. he believes will not only take a bite out of crime but strengthens ties between officer asks the community. >> captains will be charged of a smaller area gives us best opportunities to do that. >> area two ran from fruit veil to the san leandro border encompassing three districts. in the new plan the same area is broken into two districts, four, five, each with its own captain he will be held acc
it for the superbowl. the terms are tough and not likely negotiable. santa clara must waive the hotel tax on the 350 rooms they will occupy. it will waive the surcharge that goes to debt service on the new stadium and waive a 35 cent per ticket fee that funds programs along with a parking fee that recoups the city's cost for services. santa clara says it will get reimbursed for public safety excesses by the host committee. >> it was our intention to make sure that we walk away putting on a great show, doing a lot of work and making sure we come out whole in this process and being reimbursed for our efforts to make it a successful event. >> reporter: giving a hotel tax break isn't as bad. 350 looms are involved. at the rate is 14.25 translates into $5,000 loss per night, revenue that normally goes into the general fund. general manager at hilton santa clara says superbowl spending will more than off set that loss. >> the value and exposure we're going to get here and what is spent here in the time frame will more than make up for anything that is lost. >> reporter: he is planning a 140 room in additi
.7 trillion budget almost completely along party lines. it raises taxes for the wealthiest americans and cuts spending by $875 billion. but it is so different from the drastic cuts recently passed by the house, that few if any expect the budgets to be reconciled and instead congress is expecting another fiscal battle in july when president obama will likely ask for increased borrowing power. president obama has returned to washington tonight after his trip to the middle east. the president took a break from diplomacy for the final leg of the trip touring the ancient city ever petra in jordan of the petra was built more than 2,000 years ago, carved out of stone between massive delivers. mr. obama called the scene royry spectacular." >> activists in san francisco gave training on how to protest against the keystone xl pipeline during president obama's upcoming visit. a few dozen gathered at federal building to take part in the training and if approved bit obama administration that pipeline could carry oil from alberta, to refineries on west coast. >> the struggle over california's mental heal
concessions to the nfl. santa clara will wave a 10 percent hotel tax on the 350 rooms the nfl staff would occupy and it would waive a 10 percent surcharge and smaller fees. they hope to make the bid more attractive and competitive with miami, the other finalist to hope the super bowl. representatives will take the pitch to the nfl on may 21. our news reporter will have a live report at the top of the hour. >> it is expected to be a tense gathering when the board of hewlett-packard holds the annual meeting today the shareholders have called for the ouster of half of the board members of at the palo alto high-tech giant made several poor investments including the botched $8 billion take year of a software maker in 2011. h.p. argues reshuffling the director could undermine efforts to revitalize the company. the c.e.o. is working to improve the fortunes of the computer make. >> an investigation is underway in south korea into possible cyber attack after computer networks of three broadcasters and several banks were paralyzed in seoul days after north korea blamed south korea and the united st
. >> reporter: but the guard had trouble explaining how a critical report paid for with tax dollars was somehow not presented to general baldwin until after our investigations. you found some serious problems -- >> yes. >> reporter: and from all indications, nothing significant changed. >> yeah. >> reporter: frustrated? >> i'm sure they are. >> reporter: so that report, was it a waste of taxpayer money? >> had it come to conclusion, it would have been money well spent. the fact that it was not followed up on by the national guard bureau in the first year, that's problematic. >> reporter: but it's important to note the report criticized the california guard's failure to meet national guard standards in handling complaints. during the hearing at the capital, the national guard bureau said it provided additional training and the california guard is now in compliance. >> of the big messages we continue to reform the california national guard and military department. the governor appointed me to make change and we have made substantial change. >> reporter: general baldwin made it clear before the se
districts and other agencies that benefit from property tax. >> see all of those agents now must get some sink and agree to the ballpark the ballpark is an important asset that would benefit all. >> it's a regional impact and it's sad when we don't look at it in a regional way. >> today, san jose mayor chuck reed expressed disappointment, but plans to work with the agents involved to keep the dream of moving the as alive. in san jose, robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the figures from the labor department said statistics held steady last week. >> the four-week average of applications fell by 7,500 to 340,000, the lowest number we've seen since number of 2008. >> economists say a drop in layoffs appears to be the cause. >> there's concerns about cyprus wade on investors from silicone valley oraclare. >>> the current owners are asking 4.4 million. >> it was built for waznik in 86. it includes a cave near the swimming pool. you can go to ktvu.com for a full video of the home. >>> satisfied with your smart phone? ahead in nine minutes, the devices that seem to leave people the heaviest.
, almost complete aalong party lines. the budget contains about a trillion in tax hikes over the next 10 years and trims $875 billion in spending. but it slashes much less than the budget passed by the house. the next fiscal battle is anticipated in july when president obama will likely ask congress for increased borrowing power. >>> there is a meeting between pope francis and his predecessor today. the new pope met pope emeritus benedict. benedict has been living at the papal summer palace since retiring last month. the vatican says benedict gave pope francis a pledge of obedience. observers say there's to show there is no power struggle inside the catholic church. the two prayed together and then they had a private meeting and lunch. >>> president obama has just arrived back in washington tonight from a four-day trip to the mid-east. the president got a chance to be a tourist at the an sent city of pitra in jordan. this is the most popular tourist attraction in jordan. president obama made his first visit to israel on this trip. >>> cities around the bay area had mark earth hour by dim
and then looking at technology i guess would be a little sneaky. >> now tax payers are the ones footing the bill for copper theft. the repair cost, well in san jose $160,000 to repair 500 lights. in freemont, nearly half a million in 2011 and 2012 and for bart almost $100,000 in 2011 to replace wiring along its tracks and on bay area highways from the south bay to concord, about 60-metering lights have been vandalized off the past year. caltran replaced 18 at a cost of $35,000 a piece. now, another trick cities are using to pull off, they are making the spools of copper worth more than $1000 so that makes it a felony to steal. basically their message to copper thieves is we aren't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30
and arranging our tax system so that we have economic growth. >> the democrats budget plan would net $1 trillion from cutting tax loopholes. republicans propose overhauling medicare, rolling back healthcare reform and making other cuts. >>> the defense department released the names of five u.s. service members killed when their helicopter went down in afghanistan last monday during a rainstorm. the dead were identified as staff sergeant steven blast of iowa chief officer henderson and captain sarah nut son of maryland. all of them were 27. also killed were 31-year-old staff sergeant mark sealdo of map m the, florida and zackery shannon of florida. the military says there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash. >>> the fear is different. >> ten years since the beginning of the war. how people in that country say life changed. >> and a spectacular sight overseas. the volume can in this case blast that sent lava flying nearly 10,000 feet. >>> and madonna once again making a statement, a comment she made in support of the gay and lesbian community. if yo, then you'r
to the bottom line, the president believes that we have to have more taxes from the american people. we're not going to get very far. as the president doesn't believe that the rule will be to balance the budget over the next ten years, i'm not sure we're going to get very far. >> reporter: not every republican agrees with the speaker. senator coker said that he and others are open to lifting tax loopholes as part of the deal. >>> president obama will visit israel this week his first presidential trip to the country. police in jerusalem were getting ready for their trip calling it the most important visit since 2009. some 15,000 personnel are being deployed. >>> graffiti in the west bank has already defaced posters of mr. obama but so far the subject matter is light. the protests are over a lack of mobile wireless in the region. >>> gop fundraiser carl rowe fired back at sarah palin that candidates should go back home and run for office. >> i don't think i'm a balding fat guy. if i did run for office and win i would serve out my term i would not leave office midterm. >> reporter: rowe wa
to town voting unanimously to waive a list of fees from hotel tax for nfl staff rooms to ticket sir charges, parking fees, all nfl requirements if santa clara wants to be considered as a super bowl host. the new stadium is finished in next year and if the super bowl comes in 2016 the stadium will be two years old at the time of the the hilton santa clara is optimistically planning a $140-room addition in time, ready in time, for the super bowl in 2016. the city will make their pitch to the nfl in may. >> we have some fees waived so we are more attractive. it is the first time we are doing this. we want to be competitive. >> miami is also a contender and will be competing against santa clara but miami has already posted ten super bowls. perhaps it is someone else's turn and sources tell abc7 news that miami probably cannot afford to waive those fees. the city of santa clara will take their pitch package to the nfl on may 21st. >> thank you. new this morning, president obama is now in israel going the first visit to the country and a new effort for peace between israelis and palestini
taxes and fees in a small city where one in four people live below the poverty line. the scheme included the creation of a nonfunctional agency that paid each of them $13,000 a year. a sixth defendant was cleared. the jury continues to deliberate on some charges. >>> in colorado police are searching for a dark-colored boxy car that may be connected to the killing of the head of colorado's corrections department. tom clements was shot and killed in his home in the town of monument last night. authorities say witnesses saw a car fitting that description leaving the scene about 8:30 p.m. police say the 58-year-old heard a knock at his door and when he answered it he was shot and killed. the governor appointed clements back in 2011. >>> colorado's governor signed three landmark gun bills. the bills require background checks for private and online gun sales. they also ban ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. >> signed today several bills that materially make our state safer in the long run and allow us to begin to address some of these issues head on. >>> a state traditionally
in tax funds from the team's new stadium. santa clara schools argue they needed the money. the judge ruled that voters and city officials had specifically ear marked the funds for a new stadium and an outside group had no legal right to take the money away. >>> a gloomy night after much needed rain. rain is not going to last too long. >> it is already starting to push off to the south. we are noting areas of drizzle off the san francisco peninsula and down to about palo alto where we can expect wet roadways from san jose to san francisco. can't rule out a bit of drizzle back for oakland. two things we are watching. the first one is colder weather as head into tonight and tomorrow morning. temperatures dropping to the 30s up into the north bay. and the other thing that we are monitoring is a weekend forecast. going to be changing. we will talk about the warm weather and how high the temperatures will go coming up in the full forecast. >>> estimated 9,000 people in san jose are affiliated with a gang and one of them may be responsible for the city's latest shooting, a teenager shot on
the house republican, paul ryan, budget plan. >> hand out more budget-busting tax breaks for the wealthy, and to pay for these wasteful tax breaks, ld -- it would end medicare guarantee, it would raise tax on middle class families. to appease the tea party, the ryan republican budget would risk recovery, and that's just a price too high. >> reporter: needless to say, republicans disagree. they believe that their budget which ultimately, they say, would balance, would provide more opportunity and more jobs for the american people, jon. jon: obviously, both sides trying to get their points out. what are the republicans saying about these budgetary matters? >> reporter: they're going after the budget that was proposed by senate budget chair patty murray. they say it increases spending, increases the debt, never balances and raises taxes. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell a few moments ago called it extreme. >> a party that once cared about hard working american families seems of to have gone off the leftmost edge of the reservation with this budget. d.c. democrats' priorities are jus
. the reasons include according to the study, low cost of living and tax breaks in special programs encouraging businesses to move there. >> it is 7:20. tiger woods is now explaining his decision to share photos of him and new girlfriend lindsay vohn. posted professionally shot photos of the two of them together. woods says it was to devalue any first photos of the couple the paparazzi would have tried to get. the photographers are ruthless and put his children in danger. >>> if you live on the peninsula, you will have a chance today to see the world series trophy. the san francisco giant's trophy tour stops at the san mateo city hall between 1 and 3 this afternoon. both the 2010 and 2012 trophies will be on display. the giants open the new season against the dodgers in los angeles coming up april 1st. the first home game is friday april 5th and that will be against the st. louis cardinals. >> a lot of people are ready. >> time is 7:21. patches of fog outside . look out our window. yeah. it's fog. clear skies are just ahead. steve is coming back. he'll take a look at your weekend weather and t
to $30 million in tax funds that santa clara voters approved earmarking for the team's new stadium. the ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by the 49ers. the team did not respond to the request for comment because the decision to still be appealed. the withheld funds are not expect a slow construction of the $1.2 billion stadium. >> whether wise it is looking good for today and >> whether wise it is looking good for today and we in the head would thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> we're back on the kron 4 morning news. it is friday we have the weekend to look forward to. let us find out what kind of weather we can expect. >> we can expect sunshine perhaps seventies. it will feel like springtime run the bay area. temperatur
. >> now tax payers are the ones footing the bill for copper theft. the repair cost, well in san jose $160,000 to repair 500 lights. in freemont, nearly half a million in 2011 and 2012 and for bart almost $100,000 in 2011 to replace wiring along its tracks and on bay area highways from the south bay to concord, about 60-metering lights have been vandalized off the past year. caltran replaced 18 at a cost of $35,000 a piece. now, another trick cities are using to pull off, they are making the spools of copper worth more than $1000 so that makes it a felony to steal. basically their message to copper thieves is we aren't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers arrived they
city council to turn down the nfl request for tax breaks but we'll have to see what they decide tonight. >> thank you very much. two convicted swindlers got the harshest penalty ever handed dmoun a fraud case. you're looking live at the building involved. it's one of the city's prime pieces of real estate. abc 7 news is in the newsroom with the latest on it. vic? its got all of the makings of a novel, perhaps a movie. a ring of conartists making off with millions, money laundering condos, a fugitive on the and murder. the mastermind of the ring of thieves dubbed a dark prince. he may never be tried in this case, he's spending a life jents for murdering a 74-year-old palm springs man when he tried to steal his estate. his two accomplices appeared today to face their fate here. telecommunications executives and this tennis inspector were convicted for defrauding vips out of millions in real estate. today, the judge passed sentence. therefore mr. shaw sentenced to owe 20 years. >> the judge ordered shaw to pay a fine of $14 million. the co-defendant got 13 years prison in a four an
to moscow to try to avoid paying this tax on deposit holders and this is a solution that the europeans came up with. so the finance minister rejected the fly to moscow to come up with a plan b. he left moscow empty handed and flown back to cyprus now. all he managed to secure is an extension on the maturity of an existing loan saying no fresh cash to plug that $5.8 billion worth of euros they're going to raise on deposit holders. the request he is what happens now? since then, we also heard that an emergency session planned by the parliament in cyprus has been delayed. they come up with solutions and so far no restructuring of the banks and also capital controls to stop this flight of capital next week. and also the other plan was what to do with the solidarity fund which was meant to raise money for investment into cyprus. so the situation is very fluid at the moment. we're waiting on a solution from cyprus that will be negotiated with the europeans, bill. >> hopefully gets better over the weekend and monday we can be back to normal there in cyprus. karen tso, thank you. have a wonderful f
of the budget that calls for new taxes and fewer spending cuts than the house budget plan. the senate adjourned for easter recess immediately after the vote. >> anyone out there who thinks they have been on the world's worst date, you have to hear what happened to a woman in alaska. she says her date started out great. went for a walk in the woods but at some point they heard a russelling in the bushes and a man jumped out at them with a large knife. she said she took off running, went over a cliff and called 9-1-1. when police arrived, siegel emerged from the woods with cuts on his arms and chest. the police said the wounds were suspiciously shallow, and during questioning he said he staged the attack so he could rescue her and impress the woman. >> i was very upset. you want to impress somebody, impress them with the good stuff you can do, buy them flowers, have a good job, good education. >> and where do you go from there? the police decided not to charge siegel with the crime because he admitted being behind the fake attack. >> cameras seem to be everywhere and one man's fun with video is g
that calls for new taxes and fewer spending cuts than the house budget plan. the senate adjourned for easter recess immediately after the vote. >> anyone out there who thinks they have been on the world's worst date, you have to hear what happened to a woman in alaska. she says her date started out great. went for a walk in the woods but at some point they heard a russelling in the bushes and a man jumped out at them with a large knife. she said she took off running, went over a cliff and called 9-1-1. when police arrived, siegel emerged from the woods with cuts on his arms and chest. the police said the wounds were and, and during questioning he said he staged the attack so he could rescue her and impress then. woman. >> i was very upset. yo to impress somebody, impress them with the good stuff you can do, buy them flowers, have a good job, good education. >> and where do you go from there? the police decided not to charge siegel with the crime because he admitted being behind the fake attack. >> cameras seem to be everywhere and one man's fun with video is going viral. >> the streak across
scores on the decline; $3.5 trillion in tax funds spent on poverty, and yet there are more poor people than any other time; progressive education, where we've spent more per capita on students but are getting less and less return on the test scores. those aren't my ideas, morals, ideals, and values, that's the other side's. so i'm trying to get them to defend their philosophy and get a controversy and debate going with this book. >> where were you born? >> i was born in washington, d.c. my mother was there at the time, so it was convenient for both of us. >> and what were your parents doing here? >> well, my dad was a very successful salesman. my mom is a homemaker and is still living. he sold business equipment, calculating machines, and move here at the age of 19 from another washington-- washington, indiana, the oldest of nine children. he and all of his brothers were in the army during world war ii and never expected to give birth, to sire a journalist like myself. there was nobody like me in the family, and i thk there are some family members who may be grateful for that. >> and h
. >> reporter: it is likely that city council will agree to give up the 9.5% hotel tax for 350 rooms. about $6 million in ticket surcharge revenue, about $25,000 in ticket fees and $4.54 per parking spot. the community group which opposed the stadium says forgoing income doesn't make sense. >> the nfl is a nonprofit corporation that should be paying their own expenses. having a small city as ours take on that burden is fiscally irresponsible. >> reporter: the committee is actively fundraising to back fill concessions the city makes but she says that could be a gamble that does not pay off. >> what happens if it doesn't? the america's cup in san francisco, they were promising to raise this money to pay for the infrastructure. it didn't come true. >> reporter: santa clara city council meeting begins at 6:30 tonight and then the super bowl bid committee presents their bid to the nfl owners on may 22. and the battle is down to santa clara and miami. and it is worth mentioning that miami has refused to give the nfl those concessions. so if santa clara didn't want to it would be a level playing fiel
is entitled to $30 million in tax money from the city of santa clara. officials prom mitts missed the money as part of the new stadium deal. there you see it under construction. but the money became a free for all when governor brown banned redevelopment agencies. santa clara schools wanted it and so did the governor to balance the state budget. the judge ruled the deal was done before redevelopment agencies disappeared giving the $30 million to the 49ers. >>> and when the niners and the raiders and every other pro team take the field the game will be played differently. the nfl today made a major change. abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman tonight explains this new rule. >> reporter: this is the stuff we love about nfl football. first the buildup and then the hitting. it is as american as apple pie. but for those on the wrong place at the wrong time also a flirtation with concussions and paralysis. today the nfl made it more difficult to lay out a.b. opponent on either side of the ball but making it illegal for offensive players to lead with the crowns or tops of their helmets beyond the li
it was insufficient. >> reporter: but the guard had trouble reporting how the tax dollars was somehow not presented to general baldwin until after our investigations. >> you found some serious problems? >> yes. >> and from all indications, nothing significant changed? >> yeah. >> frustrated? >> i'm sure they are. >> reporter: so that report, was it a waste of taxpayer money? >> i would say that at the end of the day, had it come to a conclusion, it would have been money well spent. the fact that it was not followed up on but the national guard bureau in the first year. that is a problem. >> reporter: but it is important to note that the petty report criticizes the california national guard's failure to handle complaints. during wednesday's hearing at the capitol, the national guard said it recently provided additional training and the california national guard is in compliance. >> of the big messages we continue to reform the california national guard and the california military department, the governor appointed me to make change, and we have made substantial change. >> reporter: general baldwin s
and other agencies that benefit from property tax. >> all of those agencies now must get in sync, and agree to the fact that the ballpark is an important asset, that would benefit all of them. >> reporter: wolf seemed to be making that argument when he discussed the benefits of the ballpark. >> it's a regional impact. it's sad when we don't look at it in a regional way. >> reporter: today the san jose mayor expressed disappointment, but still ruled that it was valid. >>> a san mateo county man who was tased by a national park ranger filed a lawsuit today against the federal government. gary hesterberg of montero is seeking half a million dollars in damages. he was walking his dogs in the golden gate national recreational area near montero last year, when rangers shot him with a stun gun. the parks service claims hesterberg was uncooperative, and gave a fake name when one of the rangers confronted him about having the dog off leech. >>> a temporary restraining order would have allowed nudity to return to san francisco streets. an appeal is working its way through the courts. the u.s. distric
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